ML160 The Accessory Cardigan


ML160 The Accessory Cardigan Pattern


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ML160 The Accessory Cardigan ML160 The Accessory Cardigan
ML160 The Accessory Cardigan ML160 The Accessory Cardigan
ML160 The Accessory Cardigan ML160 The Accessory Cardigan

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • work a simple lace pattern stitch from instructions

Pattern Description:

A maddy laine knitting pattern for a shrug-length cardigan that can fill the bill for dressy or casual wear as well as doing what a cardigan should-- covering up and warding off the occasional chill This design would be a great topper over a LBD, those fancy little frocks, usually worn in the evening, often sleeveless and bare-shouldered. This shrug would cover up as well as complement.

The cardigan is knit with a DK weight yarn in an openwork stitch, using a larger needle size. Add the short length of the garment to that combination and you have a fairly quick knit in your hands. Don't discount a metallic yarn for this topper and add some sparkle to that special occasion.

The knitting pattern, written in both US and metric measurements, includes a schematic drawing.

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21 st and 26 rows = 4"/10cm over stockinette stitch, using 4mm (US6) needles 21 sts and 26 rows = 4"/10cm over garter stitch, using 4mm (US needles) 17 sts and 24 rows = 4"/10cm over Ridge Lace Pattern, using 5mm (US8) needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL - Finished Bust 29 (33, 38, 421/2, 471/2, 52)"/73.5 (84, 97, 108, 121, 131.5)cm


  • One pair straight 4mm (US6) needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Four, 3/4"/20mm buttons

About Designer

About Designer

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Maddy Cranley is the Montreal-based designer behind the lines of maddy baby, maddy kids, and maddy laine knitting patterns.

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